Anyone waiting for a stimulus check or tax exemption to arrive in the mail shouldn’t expect to see anything in their mailbox tomorrow.
Due to the 4th of July holiday, postal service operations are closed for the day, meaning there will be no regular mail delivery on Mondays.
There will be no mail trucks on the streets for regular mail service and Americans will not see any couriers dropping envelopes in their mailboxes tomorrow.
Instead, people will have to wait until at least Tuesday until delivery of checks and other mail resumes.
In addition to the US Postal Service’s standard delivery operations being closed for the day, the agency’s post offices will also be closed on Monday. US Postal Service Holiday Calendar,
Independence Day is one of 11 federal holidays throughout the year that affect Postal Service worker schedules and the agency’s mail operations.
Looking ahead, you’ll see mail services shut down to celebrate Columbus Day on October 10 after Labor Day on September 5.
You won’t see any incentive checks removed for Veterans Day on November 11th or Thanksgiving Day on November 24th.
Since 4th of July this year falls on a Monday, the holiday will be observed on a holiday.
Normally when the federal holiday falls on a Saturday, the Postal Service observes the holiday on Friday.
Meanwhile, if a Sunday falls on a holiday, the Postal Service observes a holiday the next day.
This year delivery services will stop on Monday 26 December, the day after the holiday on Christmas.
The only standard mail service that will still operate on Independence Day is Priority Express Mail, which runs every day, including holidays.
Who’s sending tax exemption and incentive checks?
The final round of federal stimulus checks was up to $1,400, and can still be claimed on tax returns.
Several states are also in the process of sending tax exemptions and other lump sum paychecks.
The Franchise Tax Board of California previously told The Sun that it had issued a batch of last over 72,000 payments on 22 April.
Payments are under two incentive programs: Golden State Stimulus I and Golden State Stimulus II,
These payments are up to $1,200 and $1,100, respectively.
Those payments started going out in June.
Tax exemption checks have opened to nearly 4.3 million people in recent weeks IndianaWith paper checks to be issued in July or August.
They are worth $125 for eligible singles and $250 for couples.
Can you still claim the money?
If you meet the qualifications and haven’t received a federal stimulus check for up to $1,400, you still have time to claim it. taxes If you have not filed your 2021 return yet.
However, anyone filing their 2021 taxes now must pay a penalty fee.
time limit The deadline for filing taxes without paying penalty was April 18, except for individuals who filed for an extension of six months.
As of September, there are still more than hundreds of thousands of people in the US who still have the stimulus payments they are eligible to claim. report good From the Inspector General of Treasury for Tax Administration (TIGTA).
If you live in a state that offers additional tax exemptions, you may want to check those deadlines as well.
Some states may impose a deadline that requires you to file your tax return on a certain date to be eligible.
There are also three scenarios in which you May be eligible to receive a fourth federal stimulus payment in 2022,
On top of that, there are select cities and states across the country Universal Basic Income Offering A set of recurring payments that individuals receive from the government.